Build Better Defenses
October 29–30, 2017: Training
October 30–November 1, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Meet the Experts with Jessy Irwin

Jessy Irwin (Jessysaurusrex)
10:45am–11:20am Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Location: MTE (Table 1)

Come talk to Jessy about cybersecurity and how to better protect yourself, your data, and your identity online.

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Jessy Irwin


Jessy Irwin is a security expert who excels in translating complex cybersecurity issues into simple, relatable terms for nontechnical audiences. Her current areas of interest include making security more accessible for the average person, advocating for strong privacy protections in education for students, building better models for digital security training, and building proactive security communications strategies for consumers, policymakers, small businesses, and Fortune500 companies. In her work as an consultant, security executive, and former security empress at 1Password, she has taught consumers how to better protect themselves, their data, and their identities online. Jessy regularly writes and presents internationally on human-centric security, student privacy, and security communication at events including O’Reilly Security, RSA Conference, TechSummit Amsterdam, Infosec Southwest, and ShmooCon. Her work has appeared in CSO Online, VICE Broadly, Mashable, BuzzFeed, TechCrunch, and CNN.